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[Letter from Don R. Samson to John Herrera - 1951]

Description: Letter from Don R. Samson, chief of the Los Angeles County Probation Office, to attorney John J. Herrera requesting a reference for Manuel Villasenor, age 26, who was convicted of petty theft. The letter requests that Herrera provide information about his relationship to Villasenor and opinions regarding his mental and physical condition, family situation, and other relevant information.
Date: 1951
Creator: Samson, Don R.

[Letter from Fred Okrand to George I. Sánchez - 1951-04-19]

Description: Letter from Fred Okrand, Attorney at Law and partner in firm of Wirin, Rissman & Okrand of Los Angeles, California, to Professor George I. Sánchez of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, dated April 19, 1951. Okrand is seeking a reference for a Texas attorney who would look into a matter concerning a "Negro property owner" in east Texas. There is a handwritten note from Professor Sanchez to John J. Herrera asking Herrera if he will write to Okrand.
Date: April 19, 1951
Creator: Okrand, Fred

[Letter from John Herrera to Frank Klitzner - 1951-08-22]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from attorney John J. Herrera to Frank Klitzner of the Los Angeles County Probation Office providing a character reference for Manuel Villasenor, age 26. Herrera says that he has known Villasenor for twelve years and describes Villasenor's family, his history of petty crimes in Houston, his time in the military, and Herrera's opinion that Villasenor needs assistance for a lack of mental adjustment.
Date: August 22, 1951
Creator: Herrera, John J.